Laser Cutting / Marking
Jewellery Techniques : 1-day Course
All tutors work are professional jewellers or are jewellery trade specialists who are willing to share their expertise and trade secrets.
An Introduction to:
Laser Cutting / Marking / Engraving
Starting with the design process the tutor will show you how to use freely available design software to create vector files that are used by the laser to create the engraving or cutting pattern.
In this instance your will learn how to make a laser cut pendant in acrylic or plywood.
During the course you will also explore ;
Sublimation printing onto acrylic . This techniques allows the transfering colour images, graphics or text to acrylic surfaces by using specialist inks.
How to add acrylic paint into engraved acrylic for added colour.
Add colour washes to plywood before lacquering.
All materials will be provided for you to create one pendant of your choice – acrylic or plywood (can be coloured and/or varnished). You pay the tutor directly for any additional materials if you make more than one pendant during the course.
For this course your need to have basic computer skills and you must have your own laptop you can take to the course.
The tutor suggests you might like to bring ideas/mood board, images etc with you if you wish.
This image by kind permission of tutor Calida H. All rights reserved.
Course Fee and Course Date
A large portion of the course fee quoted is paid to the tutor. because, it’s their experience and expertise that you are paying for.
In addition a there is a small fee for arranging your course which is included in the total course fee.
Vat is not applicable
Select your tutor / course location option from the table below to see what your course fee is.
Course fee's quoted are subject to tutor availability.
Why are course fee's different?
Because the course fee is mainly determined by each individual tutor's day rate.
The course date is for you to decide, subject to tutor availability.
Simply enquire about a couple of preferred course date options and I will check the tutor availability for you.
The tutor provides materials for you to create one pendant.
You pay the tutor directly for any additional materials if your progress allows you make more than one items.
Tutors & Course Fee
Only expert tutors
Your tutor will only be an established highly skilled Goldsmith or Jewellery Industry professional.
Practical courses are taught in the workshop of your tutor. This will give you the added benefit of seeing first-hand how they carry-out their own professional trade practise.
See how their workshop is set up.
See which tools they find invaluable.
Find out some of their trade secrets.
Flexible to suit, usually 9.30am to 4.30pm
Lunch is not provided so you'll need to bring a packed lunch to suit your own dietary requirments.
Do you have a question?
Please make a general enquiry, email me or request a Course Information sheet.
The focus is on you
Courses are individually tailored to suit your skill level and requirements wherever technically possible and feasible in the time allowed on the day of your course, as determined by the tutor.
When making a course enquiry please provide as much information as you can about what you want to acheive on your course.
All your information will better prepare the tutor so that you can obtain the best possible course experience.
How to Book
Choose your date
Decide when you might like your course to take place then "Make a Course Enquiry" and advise your details on the form provided.
Payment is required in advance and payments are handled safely and securely by PayPal or BACS invoicing.
Once you have booked a cancellation fee of £65 will be deducted from your refund if you cancel your course up to and including 14 days prior to the start of the course once your payment has been received.
Cancellations received within 14 days of the course date are not eligible for a refund, however you may re-arrange your course for another date if you wish.
Should I need to cancel your course due to unforeseen circumstances I will refund your course fee in full.
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